Commissioned in October 1941, she spent the next four months in the Atlantic preparing for battle. Transferred to the Pacific in March 1942, the Hornet was immediately deployed for the Doolittle raid. On 18 April 1942 she launched 16 U. Army B-25 bombers to attack Japan, a strike that caused relatively little damage but which had enor… Trumpeter Models 5601 1/350 USS Hornet CV8 Aircraft Carrier. Army B-25 bombers to attack Japan, a strike that caused relatively little damage but which had enormous strategic implications. The Hornet was then sent to the South Pacific to reinforce U. Units following the Battle of Coral Sea, but was recalled to Pearl Harbor in mid-May. She then took part in the Battle of Midway, on 4-6 June 1942 during which her aircraft assisted in the sinking of the Japanese cruiser Mikuma. During much of September and October, she was the only operational U. Aircraft carrier available to oppose the Japanese in that area. On 26 October 1942, during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, her planes attacked and badly damaged the Japanese carrier Shokaku. In return, however, the Hornet received heavy bomb and torpedo damage, necessitating her abandonment. Destroyers attempted to scuttle her, she remained afloat until torpedoed and sunk by Japanese ships early in the morning of 27 October. Parament Item No 05601 Item Name U. Aircraft Carrier CV-8 Hornet Bar Code 6922803656014 Scale 1:350 Item Type Static Kit Model Brief Length: 720 mm Width: 100mm Total Parts 433pcs Metal Parts n/a Photo Etched Parts 2PCS Film Parts n/a Resin Parts n/a Total Sprues 16pcs + Upper hull + Lower hull + Waterline plate +Hangar decks + Flight decks + Display stand Paint Schemes For Tokyo Raid and Midway battle version Condition: Factory New Operational Status. This item is brand new from the factory. The Trainz SKU for this item is P12123982. Track: 12123982 – No Location Assigned – 001 – TrainzAuctionGroup00UNK – TDIDUNK. Please note, after seven days our systems may automatically re-list unpaid items. Explain why the item does not meet your expectations and how you would like us to handle the issue. If your item has been damaged try to include a photograph of the actual damages. Well do our absolute best to make you happy. Make sure to include your contact and order information when you return your items. O Scale 2 Rail. The item “Trumpeter Models 5601 1/350 USS Hornet CV8 Aircraft Carrier” is in sale since Friday, January 17, 2020. This item is in the category “Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Military\Sea”. The seller is “trainz” and is located in Buford, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia, South africa, Bahamas, Mexico, New Zealand, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bermuda, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guadeloupe, Cayman islands, Martinique, Nicaragua, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.
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